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Eosinophilic esophagitis: updated consensus recommendations for children and adults.
- C. Liacouras, G. Furuta, +30 authors S. Aceves
- The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
- 1 July 2011
A new conceptual definition is proposed highlighting that EoE represents a chronic, immune/antigen-mediated disease characterized clinically by symptoms related to esophageal dysfunction and histologically by eosinophil-predominant inflammation. Expand
Burden of gastrointestinal disease in the United States: 2012 update.
The burden of GI disease in the United States is estimated and the most common GI symptom is abdominal pain, while the total cost for outpatient GI endoscopy examinations was $32.4 billion. Expand
American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement on the management of Barrett's esophagus.
ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus
- N. Shaheen, G. Falk, P. Iyer, L. Gerson
- The American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 1 January 2016
Endoscopic ablative therapy is recommended for patients with BE and high-grade dysplasia, as well as T1a esophageal adenocarcinoma, and endoscopic surveillance intervals are attenuated, based on recent level 1 evidence. Expand
American Gastroenterological Association Medical Position Statement on the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute Medical Position Panel consisted of the authors of the technical review, an insurance provider representative, a community-based gastroenterologist, and the Chair of the AGA Institute Clinical Practice and Quality Management Committee. Expand
Burden of Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases in the United States.
The most recent data were obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the National Cancer Institute to estimate the burden and cost of GI and liver disease in the United States. Expand
Is there publication bias in the reporting of cancer risk in Barrett's esophagus?
There was a strong correlation between cancer risk and the size of the study, with small studies reporting much higher risks of cancer than larger studies, and publication bias may be overestimated in the literature due to publication bias. Expand
A critical review of the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus: the AGA Chicago Workshop.
Based on this review of BE, the opinions of workshop members on issues pertaining to screening and surveillance are at variance with published clinical guidelines. Expand
Gastroesophageal reflux, barrett esophagus, and esophageal cancer: scientific review.
Strong evidence supports the association of GERD and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus; however, the risk of cancer in any given individual with GERD is low and insufficient evidence exists to endorse routine endoscopic screening of patients with chronic GERD symptoms. Expand